Craig Busch of the Busch Group of Companies won the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur Award of Excellence in 2014. Mark Wanzel Photo

Carrying a torch

A local business leader has been selected to be a Pan Am torchbearer in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay.

The Barrie Colts Walking Mobility Clinic minor bantam AE team won the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) championship last weekend. The Colts defeated the Stoney Creek Warriors in three straight games by scores of 3-0, 6-3 and 2-1 to capture back-to-back titles. The team includes Josh Durkin, Mathew Laurin, Brandon Scott, Josh Nobbin, Tylar Patrick, Colin Russel, Luke Snape, David Barker, Bradley Wilson, Zack Edwards, Ryan Connick, Luke Stevens, Mitch McMahon, Miklane Bratty, Johnny Marais, Gavin Robinson and Nick Vullings (absent). The coaching staff includes Eric Snape, Andre Marais, Jeremy Durkin, Tom Wilson and Denise Nobbin. SUBMITTED

Sweeping OMHA win

The Barrie Colts Walking Mobility Clinic minor bantam AE team won the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) championship last weekend.

The Barrie Colts minor bantam 'AAA' team defeated the Markham Waxers last weekend to claim the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) championship. In the back row, from left, are assistant coach Jeff Johnson, trainer Mark Zebedee, Ethan Patel, Mitchell Russell, Curtis Kuzmyk, Isaac Boer Hersh, Isaac Phillips, Mason Hume, Matthew Zebedee, assistant coach Sean Payne, head coach Joe Gidari, Easton Payne and Stan Kondrotas. In the front row, from left, are Harrison Hardy, Mitch Weeks, Cameron Fulop, Bailey Kirwin, Alex Henry, Keegan Pulford Thorpe, Jeffrey Johnson, Jack St. John and Justin Kolar. Missing is Jacob Hiltz. SUBMITTED

Bantams rally to win OMHA title

The Barrie Colts minor bantam 'AAA' team defeated the Markham Waxers last weekend to claim the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) championship.

Barrie native Darren Rumble, head coach of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Moncton Wildcats, will serve as an assistant coach this summer with the Canadian men's under-18 hockey team. QMI AGENCY FILE PHOTO

U18 junior coaches named

Two junior coaches with ties to Barrie will be behind the bench with Canada's national men's under-18 team this summer.

Nottawasaga OPP, Simcoe County paramedics and New Tecumseth firefighters were called to a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 89 just east of Alliston around the lunch hour Friday. OPP say four vehicles collided which resulted in three minor injuries. Traffic was diverted around the scene while the incident was cleared. The road was re-opened by approximately 1:30 p.m. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Multi-vehicle crash on Hwy. 89

Nottawasaga OPP, Simcoe County paramedics and New Tecumseth firefighters were called to a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 89 just east of Alliston arou

The 4th annual Dancing with Easter Seals Stars Barrie will take place April 10 at Liberty North. This year the event has seven participants who will be partnered with a professional dancer in an effort to take home top honours while helping to support Easter Seals, a registered charitable organization that helps children and youth with physical disabilities. For information regarding tickets, please call. 705 797 2675. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Ready to dance

The 4th annual Dancing with Easter Seals Stars Barrie will take place April 10 at Liberty North.

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